Plant Hunter Moctar introduces the Plant Detectives. The 10 to 11 year old Plant Detectives will see how Kew scientists identified mystery seeds and then embark on their own detecting challenge. Their mission is to identify mystery solving this will combine observational evidence with creative thinking.
This week, it’s all technology, technology, technology…
Meet the WED Legacy baby gorillas of Rwanda, 2010 host of World Environment Day, and experience a day in each of their lives. Day 3 – Baby Zoya, named by people around the world and announced by Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle.
Not all plants can be grown from seed and in this video Kew’s scientists look at micro-propagation and discover its important role in conservation.
Highlights of the gala dinner at the Natural History Museum on Thursday 2nd December
Organic pineapples are winning, all the cool kids are beekeepers and we take a look at Team Green Britain Bike Week.
In South Asia, three species of vultures are facing extinction due to a veterinary drug called diclofenac which causes kidney failure and death within a few days. Breeding programmes are underway and a drug called meoloxicam has been found to offer a safe alternative. But is it too late for the small wild population to survive?
Dr Ramana Athreya, winner of the 2011 Whitley Award donated by The Friends of the WFN, is an associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science Education and a co-ordinator with Eco-Systems India. Ramana is working on landscape and biodiversity protection in India’s least populated state – Arunachal Pradesh – by forming conservation alliances with Himalayan tribes-people.
A ground-breaking conservation project began in 2000 to re-establish a wild breeding population of corncrakes back into the English countryside at the RSPB’s Nene Washes nature reserve. This film tells the roller coaster story of the first 10 years.